Skip to comments.VIDEO: PJ Intensifies Exercise Schedule in Anticipation of Next Weigh-In
Posted on 11/30/2018 11:30:52 AM PST by PJ-Comix
I have greatly increased my exercises as my weight decreases and my energy level increases. An intense exercise schedule will be necessary if I wish to achieve my goal of 100 total pounds lost by my next weigh-in.
Twwwwwwwww..... Okay, onnnnnnnne!
Fantastic! Keep up the great work. Running will take off fat faster than any other exercise.
Yeah, I do running in short spurts of a little over a half mile at a time. I don’t want to get Jim Fixxed but the total each day adds up to between 5 and 6 miles.
Some people are genetically lucky, som'e ain't.
If you are lucky please don't be a smart ass and deride those that are not.
I've seen both sides, and while it's tough, it doesn't compare with families that have either drug or mental health problems.
Keep the Faith in The Lord.
I don’t think I’m “lucky” because I’ve tried to lose weight for years and only managed a few pounds. This time I am using my mind PLUS Crave Stop which has completely eliminated my carb cravings.
I have worked out everyday for years and would suggest that sit ups aren't doing anything for weight loss. Weight loss comes from cardio.
That said, staying toned is a good idea.
Here is a video that I posted at FR that might also help...Get Fit In 6 Minutes! (How intensity training improves health/aging - video)
Good luck. Looks like you are really sticking with the program.
“PLUS Crave Stop which has completely eliminated my carb cravings.”
I have a honey bun addiction I have successfully fought the last month.
I have cut out just about all my bread, surprisingly PIZZA made up more than 50% of my carb intake.
I’m taking a slow and steady approach and only want to lose around 40 pounds.
Well, a big part of the situps is to get the skin on my stomach to tighten up.
As they say, everyone has six pack abs, just most are hidden behind a layer of fat.
As we know, the common knowledge about what works in exercise is always changing. That said, I don't think spot weight loss has ever been considered effective.
On a personal note, you don't look so overweight that your skin won't shrink nicely. I think you will be amazed how good you'll look when you get down to your goal.
Just my nosey advice, but I would focus on getting your weight down and having fun doing it. Those sit-ups look miserable.;-) Planks are not nearly as hard. The U.S. Army, Navy, and Marines have made the move to planks in their fitness regimes.
As said, best of luck. BTW, making sure that you have fun is important because somewhere down the line you will burn (and quit) out if you aren't loving it. I am so addicted to my workout that it is the highlight of my day.
Well, its more a function of AVOIDING embarrassment which I guess is the purpose of my PUBLIC weigh-ins.
When I started back, I immediately started feeling positive again. Worked steadily to get my heart and lungs strong again and was shocked at how the weight just fell off.
And my skin got tight again.
BTW when you focus on getting your heart and lungs strong (I recommend using a HIIT program - watch this video) you will just naturally have better and better cardio workouts without even noticing. One day, you will wake up and discover you have become a beast (in terms of being fit).
I just turned 70 y/o back in August and am in peak fitness.
Note of caution...if you do try the HIIT routine, start slowly at your fitness level. It is easy to overdo it.
Your heart is your body's engine..and your lungs.
All your body responds to how it is conditioned.
The capillaries in your body are conditioned by your exercise...so is your brain.
Your vanity muscles are not in the fitness equation.
Big muscles may look great (i.e. vanity) but they aren't needed for survival.
Look at the muscles of rock climbers...they are highly toned and powerful...but they don't look like they are ready for a body building competition.
I found this interesting and think I’ll give it a try for 6-10 minutes a week on my stationary bike.
Start slowly and establish a good foundation. You can always move up, but you don't want to burn out.
When I started HIIT, I overdid it. I thought because I was already fit, I could just turn on the afterburners. Ended up having to lay out a week due to exhaustion.
I tend to overdo things. Not a good idea with HIIT.;-)
The exciting thing about doing HIIT workouts is that you quickly realize that there is no upper limit as to how fit you can get. So take it slow and steady. Enjoy the journey.
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